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Pastoral Care & Counseling

We want to help you however we can. Below is a list of ministries that can assist when life gets tough and you need some help.

Stephen Ministries

Through caring relationships, Stephen Ministers lovingly walk with those who are hurting and are in need of support during difficult circumstances. This is a confidential ministry, and those receiving care can be sure that their identity and the conversations conducted within in the caring relationship will remain private.

Stephen Ministers are not professional counselors. They are ordinary men and women who have received 50 hours of initial training in important caring ministry skills such as listening, assertiveness, confidentiality, crisis theory, intervention, and the use of prayer and the Bible. If you are interested in being encouraged by a Stephen Minister, or being trained as one, contact us at StephenMinistry@NorthWoodChurch.org.

The Counseling Center at NorthWood

Sometimes life throws more at us than we can handle alone. When you feel you’re losing control and need someone to turn to, the professional counselors of The Counseling Center at NorthWood are here for you. Whether it’s a few sessions to sort things out, or longer term care to heal broken relationships or overcome past disappointments, we can help you transform your life through biblical-worldview counseling.

The Counseling Center at NorthWood Church is a confidential service that provides free, low-cost, or ongoing professional counseling on a sliding fee scale. Our trained professionals are here to listen to you and provide Christ-centered, Biblically-based, and clinically-competent counseling. Sessions are conducted in a non-judgmental manner for a variety of counseling services:

  •      Marital & Family Counseling
  •      Women’s Counseling
  •      Men’s Counseling
  •      Adolescent & Children Counseling
  •      Grief Counseling
  •      Addiction Counseling
  •      Financial Counseling
  •      Stress Management Counseling
  •      Trauma & Abuse Counseling
  •      And more

Contact us for a free phone consultation. Together, we’ll work on the right option for you. To help us, please fill out an information form to bring with you to your first appointment. Call us today at (817) 656-8150 x145 or email CounselingCenter@NorthWoodChurch.org.